Films

ReelAbilities: 'Son of the Stars'

Son of the StarsDirected by Michelle Chen Miao90 minutes | China | English SubtitlesA young mother in search of her husband travels to "the land of tens of thousands of factories.” With her son with autism in tow, she finds herself alone in the enormous city, with nothing but her wits and inner strength to guide them.

ReelAbilities: 'Reel Signs'

Come experience two short films directed by Louis Neethling.Coming Home27 minutes | UKMark, a deaf man adopted by hearing parents, is determined to uncover the truth about his past.Departure Lounge27 minutes | UKA young hospital janitor who is deaf avoids responsibility until a bond with an ailing patient gives him courage to face life.

ReelAbilities: 'Reel Encounters'

Short films include:BeautifulBe My BrotherFlying AnneDancing Outside the Box Autism in LoveThe ConferenceWillowbrookThis program, shown in the Great Hall, is part of the Third Annual ReelAbilities: Greater D.C.

ReelAbilities: 'Ocean Heaven'

Ocean HeavenDirected by Xiao Lu Xue96 minutes | China | English SubtitlesJet Li, in his first dramatic role, stars in this moving story of a father's tireless love for his son with autism and his attempt to teach him the life skills necessary to survive on his own. A poignant tribute to parents' infinite love for their children.

ReelAbilities: 'Reel Signs'

Come experience two short films directed by Louis Neethling.Coming Home27 minutes | UKMark, a deaf man adopted by hearing parents, is determined to uncover the truth about his past.Departure Lounge27 minutes | UKA young hospital janitor who is deaf avoids responsibility until a bond with an ailing patient gives him courage to face life.

Fiction Lover's Film Companion: 'Selma, Lord, Selma'

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View a Hitchcock Classic

You are cordially invited to a free showing of an Alfred Hitchcock classic.  Please join us!

Black History Month Film

Join us at Bellevue Neighborhood Library for a showing of a film showcasing the life of a key civil rights figure as we celebrate Black History Month.The film will begin promptly at 5 p.m. in the main meeting room. Hope to see you there!

ReelAbilities Film Festival: 'Ocean Heaven'

Directed by Xiao Lu Xue96 minutes | China | English SubtitlesJet Li, in his first dramatic role, stars in this moving story of a father's tireless love for his son with autism and his attempt to teach him the life skills necessary to survive on his own. A poignant tribute to parents' infinite love for their children.

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